Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 99 95
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 -35
Permanent jobs citing XML 238 321 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.76% 3.06% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 7.79% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 172 271 337
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +1.06%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,493 4,123 5,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.53% 39.30% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,841 3,449 4,678
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,996 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 135 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Cheshire +44 73 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Lancashire -11 16 £37,500 - 14
Merseyside -4 13 £48,500 +49.23% 15
XML
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 122 (51.26%) C#
2 117 (49.16%) SQL
3 113 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (45.38%) JavaScript
5 98 (41.18%) JSON
6 96 (40.34%) HTML
7 88 (36.97%) .NET
8 83 (34.87%) Web Services
9 82 (34.45%) REST
10 77 (32.35%) SQL Server
11 68 (28.57%) Scrum
12 67 (28.15%) MVC
13 65 (27.31%) SOAP
14 59 (24.79%) Java
15 52 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (20.17%) CSS
17 47 (19.75%) Finance
18 45 (18.91%) JIRA
19 44 (18.49%) Ajax
20 43 (18.07%) Jenkins
21 42 (17.65%) ASP.NET
22 41 (17.23%) .NET Framework
23 40 (16.81%) OO
23 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
23 40 (16.81%) AngularJS
24 39 (16.39%) Test Automation
25 38 (15.97%) QA
26 36 (15.13%) jQuery
26 36 (15.13%) RESTful
26 36 (15.13%) PHP

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.04%) IIS
2 10 (4.20%) CMS
2 10 (4.20%) Umbraco
3 8 (3.36%) nginx
4 7 (2.94%) Confluence
5 6 (2.52%) Apache
5 6 (2.52%) Drupal
5 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.68%) WordPress
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Sketch
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Magento
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.66%) AWS
1 23 (9.66%) Serverless
2 22 (9.24%) Azure
2 22 (9.24%) GitHub
3 17 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (6.72%) Amazon S3
5 15 (6.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 15 (6.30%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (6.30%) Datadog
5 15 (6.30%) Slack
6 6 (2.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (2.52%) PaaS
6 6 (2.52%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.62%) HTTP
2 8 (3.36%) SSL
3 6 (2.52%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.26%) DNS
4 3 (1.26%) LAN
4 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.26%) WAN
5 1 (0.42%) DHCP
5 1 (0.42%) Firewall
5 1 (0.42%) NAS
5 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) SMTP
5 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.03%) MySQL
3 20 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (7.56%) Big Data
5 17 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (3.78%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.36%) Redis
11 6 (2.52%) Power BI
12 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (18.91%) JIRA
2 43 (18.07%) Jenkins
3 31 (13.03%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (10.50%) SpecFlow
6 24 (10.08%) Hudson
7 21 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 16 (6.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (6.30%) Maven
10 12 (5.04%) Selenium
11 9 (3.78%) SoapUI
11 9 (3.78%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.36%) JUnit
12 8 (3.36%) Subversion
13 6 (2.52%) CocoaPods
13 6 (2.52%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.52%) GitLab
13 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (2.10%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.10%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (19.75%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Law
3 18 (7.56%) Legal
4 13 (5.46%) Retail
5 9 (3.78%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.10%) Back Office
7 4 (1.68%) Military
7 4 (1.68%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.84%) German Language
9 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.84%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.84%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 144 (60.50%) Developer
2 36 (15.13%) Senior Developer
3 33 (13.87%) .NET Developer
4 31 (13.03%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.50%) QA Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) Software Developer
7 21 (8.82%) Analyst
8 19 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.98%) PHP Developer
9 18 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Python Developer
11 14 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
12 13 (5.46%) Applications Support
13 12 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (4.62%) Test Analyst
15 9 (3.78%) Applications Developer
15 9 (3.78%) Applications Engineer
15 9 (3.78%) Applications Support Engineer
15 9 (3.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (41.18%) JSON
2 96 (40.34%) HTML
3 88 (36.97%) .NET
4 83 (34.87%) Web Services
5 82 (34.45%) REST
6 65 (27.31%) SOAP
7 48 (20.17%) CSS
8 44 (18.49%) Ajax
9 42 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 41 (17.23%) .NET Framework
11 40 (16.81%) AngularJS
12 36 (15.13%) jQuery
12 36 (15.13%) RESTful
13 28 (11.76%) WCF
14 27 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (11.34%) XSLT
15 26 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (7.98%) .NET Core
16 19 (7.98%) Entity Framework
16 19 (7.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (7.14%) Blog
3 15 (6.30%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (5.88%) PMI
5 13 (5.46%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.46%) Private Cloud
5 13 (5.46%) User Experience
6 12 (5.04%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.52%) Animation
9 6 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (2.10%) PKI
11 4 (1.68%) HoloLens
12 2 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.84%) Contactless
12 2 (0.84%) W3C
13 1 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.66%) Windows
2 18 (7.56%) Linux
3 11 (4.62%) Android
3 11 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.52%) watchOS
6 5 (2.10%) HPUX
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Unix
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.57%) Scrum
3 67 (28.15%) MVC
4 52 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (16.81%) OO
6 39 (16.39%) Test Automation
7 32 (13.45%) TDD
8 28 (11.76%) DevOps
8 28 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.08%) BDD
10 23 (9.66%) Web Development
11 21 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
12 20 (8.40%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.40%) Unit Testing
13 18 (7.56%) Integration Testing
13 18 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (7.14%) Defect Management
14 17 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (51.26%) C#
2 117 (49.16%) SQL
3 108 (45.38%) JavaScript
4 59 (24.79%) Java
5 36 (15.13%) PHP
6 33 (13.87%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.24%) Python
8 20 (8.40%) T-SQL
9 19 (7.98%) XPath
10 10 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.78%) Apple Swift
11 9 (3.78%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.36%) Go
12 8 (3.36%) Groovy
12 8 (3.36%) Ruby
12 8 (3.36%) VB
13 7 (2.94%) VB6
14 5 (2.10%) C
15 4 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (13.87%) Degree
2 14 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.68%) MCTS
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.97%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (11.34%) Docker
2 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.98%) Ansible
2 15 (6.30%) Terraform
3 5 (2.10%) HP ALM
3 5 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.68%) Puppet
5 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.20%) Intapp
3 9 (3.78%) Oracle
4 7 (2.94%) Apple
5 6 (2.52%) InterSystems
5 6 (2.52%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.52%) Twitter
6 5 (2.10%) HP
6 5 (2.10%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.68%) Cognos
7 4 (1.68%) iManage
8 3 (1.26%) Demandware
8 3 (1.26%) Sage
8 3 (1.26%) SnapLogic
8 3 (1.26%) VMware
8 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco
10 1 (0.42%) EMC
10 1 (0.42%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) Remedy